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Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference

This book is about Martin Luther King Jr.
In "Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference," delve into the profound narrative of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a pivotal figure in the Civil Rights Movement. This Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, published on January 6, 2004, offers an unparalleled exploration of King's life, from his early days as a passionate pastor to becoming the leading voice of racial justice. Drawing from over seven hundred interviews, King’s personal papers, and extensive FBI documents, the book captures his transformation and deepening understanding of the cross's symbolic burden, signifying his readiness for self-sacrifice. This detailed portrayal places readers at the heart of America's struggle for civil rights, making it an essential read for high school students engaged in the complexities of racial equality and social justice. This compelling account not only chronicles King's life and work but also invites readers to reflect on the enduring impact of his legacy in today's ongoing fight for justice and equality.
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks on January 6, 2004
800 pages
ISBN: 9780060566920
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